New Zealand

New Zealand is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, a country of stunning and diverse natural beauty: jagged mountains, rolling pasture land, steep fiords, pristine trout-filled lakes, raging rivers, scenic beaches, and active volcanic zones.

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is the largest city in New Zealand at 1.7 million citizens, and the main arrival point for visitors to the country. Photo: Ralf Roletschek, CC BY 2.5.

The of New Zealand is warm, with scenery ranging from sandy beaches, through rolling farmland to active volcanic peaks. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of New Zealand is characterised by grand, open landscapes and a great sense of freedom in the sparsely populated areas away from the Christchurch and Dunedin conurbations of the east coast. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the capital and second largest urban area of New Zealand. Photo: Clilly4, CC0.


The are the eastern-most settled islands in New Zealand. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the third largest island of New Zealand after the and the . Photo: Kevin Saff, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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